WASHINGTON – (BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) – The Milken Institute Future of Health Summit starts tomorrow and draws more than 1,000 leaders from government, science, education, philanthropy, technology and the private sector. For three days, conversations will focus on catalyzing solutions to current health crises exposed by COVID-19, including differences in care, access and outcomes.
More than 175 speakers will lend their expertise and insights including: Alex AzarU.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services; Albert Bourla, Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Inc .; Nancy Brown, VD, American Heart Association; Francis Collins, Chef, National Institutes of Health; Jennifer Doudna, Professor at UC Berkeley, Founder of the Innovative Genomics Institute, and Nobel Laureate; Victor Dzau, President, US National Academy of Medicine, US National Academy of Sciences; Anthony Fauci, Chef, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health; Helene Gayle, President and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, Co-Chair of the National Academies Committee on Equitable Allocation of a COVID-19 Vaccine; Joshua Gordon, Chef, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health; Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson; Margaret Hamburg, Former Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration; Nadine Burke Harris, Surgeon General of California; Jeff Huber, CEO, Home Instead Elderly Care; Roger Krone, Chairman and CEO, Leidos; Laura Niklason, President and CEO, Humacyte, Inc .; Eliseo Perez-Stable, Director, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health; Nora Volkow, Head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health; and Andrew Witty, CEO of UnitedHealth Group, CEO of Optum, and co-chair of COVID-19 Vaccine Development for the World Health Organization.
“The future of the health summit brings together the best and brightest to explore key health challenges, an initiative that has only grown in importance in the face of a pandemic that has ravaged the world for almost a year,” he said. Michael Klowden, CEO of the Milken Institute. “We are pleased to bring together our broad network of health, government, economics, industry, philanthropy and technology to address these issues directly.”
Additional topics will range from: enhanced scientific cooperation and funding; address the cost of obesity; mitigate the effects of mental illness; and health priorities for the next administration.
Insights into healthcare also come from Amgen, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, AstraZeneca, Bank of America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CVS Health, Genentech, Facebook, Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft, Patagonia, Philips, Regeneron, Sanofi, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. . UNICEF and WorldQuant Predictive.
In addition, the audience will learn about congressional priorities for the next term from members including Michael BennetU.S. Senator, Colorado; Bob Casey, U.S. Senator, Pennsylvania; Bill Cassidy, U.S. Senator, Louisiana; Diana DeGette, United States Representative, Colorado; Chellie Pingree, United States Representative, Maine; Tim Ryan, United States Representative, Ohio; Lauren Underwood, United States Representative, Illinois; Fred Upton, United States Representative, Michigan; Todd Young, US Senator, Indiana.
New this year, the Milken Institute will stream the virtual Future of Health Summit and expand access to the event. Watch nearly 40 sessions and review the agenda at www.futureofhealthsummit.org. The program will also include interactive elements such as conscious moments for managing stress and virtual training managements led by top trainers.
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